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1982

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1984

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Egypt: Arrival of Ptolemy Nouveau

This is a Drawing. It was created by Ronald Searle. It is dated 1982 and we acquired it in 1984. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, opaque watercolor, color crayons, graphite on heavy wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by John Goelet. It is credited Gift of John Goelet.

Its dimensions are

42.3 × 32 cm (16 5/8 × 12 5/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in pen and black ink at lower left: Ronald Searle

It is inscribed

Typed in black ink on paper affixed at lower left margin: © Ronald Searle 1982; in graphite at right lower margin: EGYPT: Arrival of the Ptolemy Nouveau; inscribed in pen and blue ink on verso: Lavorata/ SP # 716 5 53%

Cite this object as

Drawing, Egypt: Arrival of Ptolemy Nouveau; Ronald Searle (British, active France, 1920 - 2011); pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, opaque watercolor, color crayons, graphite on heavy wove paper; 42.3 × 32 cm (16 5/8 × 12 5/8 in.); Gift of John Goelet; 1984-93-18

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